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  • Drew Westervelt

    The Mistake: One of the mistakes I’ve made was not being a leader. Instead of making my own decisions, I was looking at what other brands in the...

  • Hao Lam

    The Mistake: Back in the old days, 10 or 15 years ago, I was feeling very financially insecure. I was a refugee, I was born in Vietnam, and I left my...

  • Mark Russell

    The Mistake: I wasn’t clear on my target audience. I was part of a military neuropsychiatry department that was deploying field hospitals during the...

  • Seth Goldman

    The Mistake: For Honest Tea the mistake was pretty clearly our decision to become a part owner of a bottling plant. We’d been building the Honest...

  • Tom Gimbel

    The Mistake: Early on in the company's existence, I managed out of fear of turnover versus what was right for the individual and the company. I was...